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Welcome to Cold Spring Fire Co. No 1

The Cold Spring Fire Company No. 1 is located in the Village of Cold Spring, Putnam County New York.  We proudly protect 3500 people living in an area of 5 square miles.  We operate out of a headquarters located at 154 Main Street that protects a primarily residential area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a volunteer status.  We have an ISO rating of 5.

The Cold Spring Fire Company has a total of 125 men and woman and are led by Chief Matt Steltz and President Michael Bowman.  We respond on approximately 150 calls per year providing fire protection to the residents of the Villages of Cold Spring, Nelsonville and the Philipstown/Cold Spring Fire District. For information on joining, call the Firehouse at 845-265-9241 or email at:


Yearly Archives: 2011

Cold Spring Fire Company Mountain Rescue

On Friday June 3rd, at approximately 7:50pm the Cold Spring Fire Company received a call for a stranded and possibly injured hiker along the Washburn (White) Trail somewhere near the abandoned Hudson River Stone Corporation Quarry.  Upon arrival on scene it was determined that the subject was more than a hundred feet off of the […]

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CSFC and PVAC Joint Response Training

On Tuesday May 31, the Cold Spring Fire Company No.1 hosted two ambulances from the Philipstown Volunteer Ambulance Corps at their headquarters on Main Street for a mutual aid training / drill.  During the 90 minute class, PVAC medics led firefighters through the layout of the ambulance compartments, familiarizing them with the locations of different […]

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CSFC Resonds to P.I.A.A. Car vs. Motorcycle

On Saturday May 28th at approximately 5:30pm, the Cold Spring Fire Company was called to the scene of a personal injury auto accident on Route 9D on Chestnut Street near the former Butterfield Hospital and Chestnut Ridge Apartments.  Upon arrival firefighters of the CSFC found a late model Honda Hybrid with front end damage, and […]

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CSFC Mountain Rescue – Hands On Training

On Saturday morning, May 22nd firefighters of the Cold Spring Fire Company No. 1 gathered to complete part two of the mountain rescue informational course that was begun on Tuesday May 17th.  After  a brief breakfast, and introductory GPS demo, firefighters departed the headquarters in the Company Brush Truck (13-3-1) and Polaris Ranger ATV (13-3-2) […]

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CSFC Hosts Joint Mountain Rescue Class with PVAC

On Tuesday May 17th, the Cold Spring Fire Company No.1 held a basic mountain rescue informational meeting for it’s members and members of the Philipstown Volunteer Ambulance Corp.  Due to our geographic location in the Hudson Highlands, and the influx of tourists and hikers seeking to climb the trails of the surrounding peaks, the Cold […]

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